Babar surpass Sachin in all-time ICC ODI Batters rankings list
CRICDOT DESK : Pakistani skipper Babar Azam has surpassed India’s legendary Sachin Tendulkar to move up to 15th place in the ICC ODI batter ranking. He picked up some big points during recent developments after his legendary performance against Australia in their home series.
After losing 10 points in the three-game test series, Babar led the team in the three-game ODI series, winning the second century in three games and winning Series 21 as a result. Azam added points His rating brought by the sensational game points to 891, which is the 15th best batter in the history of the ICCODI ranking.
Babar’s consistency could quickly put him in the top 10 of the list. Formerly 15th with 887 points,
Tendallkar fell to 16th after Bavar Azam replaced him. Former West Indies batter Sir Viv Richards is at the top of the standings with a total of 935 points. The top 10 list includes one Indian batter and the only active player from the lot in the form of Virat Kohli, who is sixth with 911 points.
Babar Azam is Pakistan’s most consistent player in all forms of the game. In 2019 he recorded 1,092 runs in 20 innings and in 2020 he recorded 221 runs in just three ODIs. He played 6 innings in 2021 and hit 405 runs. This year, in 2022, he played 3 innings and recorded 276 runs. As Pakistan will face the West Indies and the Netherlands in the ODI series, Skipper is set to maintain his shape in future matches.
Babar Azam is expected to get more runs in batting and he is likely to be in the top 10 of the ICC ranking soon. This list only includes the two Pakistani cricket players above Babar, Zaheer Abbas and Javed Miandad, who are ranked 2nd and 7th respectively.